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    Re: Epoxy then varnish or just varnish?

    I have had fair luck with Interlux Perfection Plus Varnish (two part), topped by Interlux Compass Clear Varnish
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    The wife and I love Egg Harbors, and on the West Coast there is just not many, and in the Pacific North West there are even less.
    The 33 was a very nice boat when we were all done with her. I...
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    Re: Stancraft Boats

    Same, but man the quality they produce is amazing.
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    Stancraft Boats

    I am flat out amazed with the quality of Stancraft boats out of Idaho. If you don’t know what they are do yourself a favor and take a look.
    https://stancraftboats.com/

    what kind of finish do...
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    Thank you, she is a good boat, but now with a new owner.
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    Re: Epoxy under varnish, for boat thats not covered

    I think I will do 3-4 coats of interlux perfection pluss and 5 coats of Compass clear.
    But I wont get to start on that project till May or so..
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    Re: Epoxy under varnish, for boat thats not covered

    The boats been built for 43 years now.
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    Re: Epoxy under varnish, for boat thats not covered

    Sorry, I don't think its a bad product at all. A Grand Banks across from me went to it last year and it looks good, just not great.
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    Re: Epoxy under varnish, for boat thats not covered

    Do you have it under cover or covers?
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    I used varnish, it looks good, but it scratches easy.
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    Done
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    And a pic of one of the door's I built. If you look close you can see the Egg Harbor Logo laser engraved into the door.
    Note this is about coat 4 of 12 or so, so its not flat and filled just yet,...
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    And after sanding it down one last time on the epoxy I changed out to Interlux Compass Clear Varnish. I used the Compass as a top coat, as it can wear, and it can be touched up easy.
    After a year...
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    And after 3 or 4 coats of the two part it looks like this !
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    After its well dryed I used Interlux Perfection plus, its a two part varnish. I did 3 or was it 4 coats, till everything was smooth.
    I had to strip the fist coat as I did not know about gassing, ...
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    Add in more sand paper, and a bath in Teak cleaner. Let it dry for a week in the garge with the heat on, and a fan!
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    Re: Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    Add in my favorite tools, heat gun, scraper, file, and some sand paper.
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    Teak Swim step resoration 1971 Egg Harbor

    A few have asked how I finished the teak swim step on the Egg Habor.
    The first picture is what it looked like when I pulled it off the boat. Not much left of the old varnish, not sure how long it...
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    I think it turned out well.

    Things I picked up on during this project...
    Read what the old guys write before you buy stuff....

    In hind site I would be time and $$ ahead to have used the CPES. ...
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    All done.
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    Re: Epoxy under varnish, for boat thats not covered

    The reason I tried the two part on the swim step is worse case I could hit it with a belt sander and remove all of the epoxy in my garge if it went south.
    I never tried it on the cover boards of the...
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    Epoxy under varnish, for boat thats not covered

    I am not new to the world of Varnish, but I am thinking about a large project and the direction I should be going, and would like some advise. Our old boat (1971 Egg harbor) had a lot of teak on it,...
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    I did not use the Smiths as most said it needed to be done outside on a windy day to keep fumes down. I am doing this in the garge (for heat) and it was snowing outside..
    So I used what the marina...
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    I ended up using Interlux Epoxy Primekote. I put down the first coat, let it dry for 24 hours and sanded. I just added the second coat and am waiting for it to dry before sanding. I still have a...
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    Thank you! Sound like the perfect start.
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    Little info on it
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    I was told it was from Smith Boats. I think the number is 9036.
    what is CPES?
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    Re: El Toro bottom job

    Pic of it stripped, there are some deeper check marks in the plywood
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    El Toro bottom job

    So I picked up a little 1960ís El Toro. All wood, no fiberglass. The paint was a bit chipped and flaking. So Iím going to paint it. Figured a light sand and a new coat of Interlux Brightside...
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